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better off question tonight. he told thousands of supporters in detroit the answer is simple. here, listen. >> do you want to know whether we are better off? i have got a bumper sticker for you. usama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> shepard: romney campaign is responding unemployment remains high, income has fallen and gas prices have doubled. americans are not better off than they were four years ago and they deserve a president who recognizes that that from the romney campaign today. the secret service has reportedly recovered a stolen truck that was caring equipment for vice president's visit for detroit. the u-haul vanished yesterday from a hotel parking lot. our local fox station reports carrying metal detectors and no weapons of any kind. a secret service person tells the detroit news newspaper that agents found the truck today in another parking lot about three miles away. he will not say whether the equipment was still inside that truck. now detroit police have released these pictures showing a, quote, person of interest. you can see him there in the green
industry. what was mitt romney saying we should do? let detroit go bankrupt. what did mitt romney and paul ryan propose with respect to social security a number of years ago? let's privatize it. well, you just cited the statistics about the collapse in the retirement system. the american people lost about a third of their savings. if we listened to mitt romney and paul ryan on social security, people would have had nothing. so it's not only that the president had an economy in freefall, stopped it and turned the corner. it's that if we listened to the other guys, we would be in a world of hurt. >> what diz the congressman say to people who may not be better off today? the numbers are 23 million americans out of work. it has been high unemployment, although it has come down since president obama has taken office. we're headed in the right direction, but what do you communicate to people who may not be better off today? >> the president has made clear, even though we made progress from where we were, we still have a long way to go. and the president proposed another round of a jobs bill. he
bloomfield michigan right outside of detroit. you can see a giant hole in the side of the house. cops this morning used heavily machinery to tear through the exterior in an effort to get that suspect out of there. police say this all started last night when this officer patrick arorck is his name married father of four with a family responded to a 911 call about a man who tried to kill himself. when that officer and others climbed stairs to the second floor, the suspect fired through his bedroom door and a wall and killed officer arourke. there was a standoff then a reporter for our fox affiliate in detroit heard dozens of rounds going off near the house. hear listen. [gunfire] >> shepard: police confirm the gunman suspected of shooting and killing their fellow officer is now dead. the suspect was the head of a financial company that's in trouble with regulators. his wife also recently served him with divorce papers. lawmakers are taking off from their or i should say taking time off from their re-election campaign to actually do some work on behalf of all of us. but don't expect much
to where we are right now. (laughter) he reporter: vice president biden arrived in detroit armed with this answer. >> you want to know whether we're better off? i've got a little bumper sticker ffr you. "osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive!" >> reporter: by some measures, americans are better off today. home prices are up and jobs are being created. however, median income, jim, is down since the president took office and unemployment is higher than when he came to office. it's now 8.3%. >> axelrod: bob schieffer is our chief washington correspondent and the anchor of "face the nation." e thoins us from the time warner cable arena in charlotte. bob, what do you think we'll hear from the democrats starting tomorrow night? ta you know, jim, in 1996 bob dole, who was a world war ii wro, said that he wanted to be a link to the greatest generation, the people of that era and return america to their values. bill clinton came along and said etell, that's really nice but sai i want to do is be a bridge ce the future." aat's what you're going to hear a lot of at this conven
about joshua smith. he set up a lemonade stand to raise $1,000 for his cash-strapped hometown of detroit. he ended up earning more than $3,000 and then get this. an executive from a play ground company saw the report and over the weekend, on joshua's 10th birthday, kevin cook surprised him with plans for a $50,000 playground to be built at a nearby park. play ground will open at the end of the month. we loved hearing that. >>> when we come back on the broadcast, so many "world news" viewers reveefling to us their very personal reason why they reached out to that bullied bus monitor. why so many simply could not monitor. why so many simply could not stand by at just watch. that could be tion of blood. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity.
creating jobs rather than losing them. >> reporter: later on the trail in detroit vice president biden specifically called out reporters to make sure they heard his answer to the question. >> folks, let me make something clear and say it to the press. america is better off today than they left us. you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you. osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! >> reporter: all of this as a new poll today showed romney with a four-point lead in the state that the president turned blue four years ago. the task for this convention week according to campaign aides is to paint where the country is today versus where it had been when george bush left office. highlighting the decisions president obama made on issues like health care and the auto bail out. the first key messenger michelle obama checked out the arena this afternoon in advance of her speech tomorrow night. other key speakers include san antonio's mayor castro, massachusetts candidate elizabeth warren and former president bill clinton. all have their remarks a
underneath the storage shed in suburban detroit. a tipster claimed a body was buri there at the time he disappeared. the samples are being sent for testing but police doubt any remains are from hoffa. >>> crazy video from florida. boca raton saks fifth avenue was the target of a gnash and grab. you see the guys run in about an hour before closing time, push over the display case, smash it with a sledgehammer and run off with all the jewelry they pick out of it. one customer hid inside a locked closet and called 911. right now, there's a $5,000 reward about information for these seuspects. >> if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. from the fda, a warning about online pharmacies. it could be fake, expired or possibly contaminated. less than 3% of online pharmacies actually meet state and federal laws. >>> speaking of medications, all of us have a few in our cabinet, unwanted, unused, probably old prescription pills. today is the day to get rid of them. you can drop them off, no questions asked, as part of the d.a. national prescription drug takeback day. check
, that the auto industry is everything there. you're talking not just detroit but what percentage owe their success to the american auto industry? >> $850,0850,000 jobs are conne directly or indirectly with autos. it's not just the plant that makes the chef chevies in youngs town but it's the machinists that fix cars and the people who drive the trucks that move the car parts or trucks around. it's a zillion car parts manufacturers and the chevy, much of is it made in ohio, from the transmission to the windows to the steel. it's kwleer when we fought for the auto rescue, that was all about jobs in ohio and that's really governor romney and my opponent's problem. they don't though how to back off that. >> the guy up against you, mandela, he was against the auto rescue, right? >> well, he called me unamerican for supporting it so i guess you would come to that conclusion, yeah. >> i think you're going to like this ad, senator. trying to portray romney successfully as a businessman that cares more about the bottom line than the average men or women out there working. let's look at this a
, even the dead votes of democrats in chicago, detroit and cleveland, i predict that we will win. that this national nightmare will be over. >> let's turn to barry lynn, executive director of americans united for separation of church and state, who obviously was at that conference as an observer, not a participant, i might add. what does this tell us about the republican ticket that they proudly embrace this kind of talk? >> they are absolutely desperate. there's no question that what they need now is to convince evangelical christians that even if mitt romney isn't really a christian, he's christian enough to vote for over president obama. i wrote in "the washington post" last winter when push comes to shove, this election is going to come down not just to the economy, but to religion. what we heard was speaker after speaker and workshop after workshop is how do we bring these hot button social issues, put them front and center so the core conservative voters will know who to vote for. they are desperate. >> is it true they help clinics to explain to people at the pulpit on sund
are running even, but 56 for the president, 13-point edge in the blue collar detroit suburbs that be critical. this is the birthplace, they used to call it the birthplace of so-called reagan democrats. union households, the president's up 13 points. reagan democrats might break from their party, they're not breaking to vote for mitt romney. >> all right. thank you very much to john king. >>> the united states and china appear to be an o collision course. china has promised to investigate today after protesters swarmed u.s. ambassador's car in beijing. he got stuck in a demonstration which was technically taking place over japan's control of islands in the south china sea. it was an image which got a lot of people's attention and caused anxiety given actions we've seen in the middle east. the move in china comes as leon panetta wrapped up a very important visit. a crucial visit. he met with the future chinese president and on the agenda, the american military build up in asia, which china sees as a direct threat. and in fact, the relationship between the u.s. and its allies has become one of t
while still a junior at detroit's college for creative studies. her first attempt was a heavy 20 pound coat that took 80 hours to make and according to scott, an epic failure. >> i was like the kid with the noodle picture that came up to them like mom, don't you love what i made and they're looking at me like oh, you did such a good job, but it looks like a bodybag. that was their general sentiment after. i'm like okay, well, back to the drawing board. >> scott kept at it and soon she found a supporter in an unlikely place. general motors. john bradburn manages gm's waste reduction. he heard about scott's idea and realized that a special sound absorbent insulating material used in door cavities and other parts of gm's chevrolet malibu would be perfect for her coats. >> i said what do you think of this material. i don't even think i introduced myself. but she looked at it, said this is neat, this is good. >> now gm's leftover auto scraps are helping scott keep hundreds of homeless men and women warm this winter. not only that, scott has hired eight homeless women to make the coats, a mo
a little frontal boundary just to the west of detroit and then moves their way back to southeastern missouri. and it looks like they will be going through pretty quickly. they won't go through until saturday night. in the meantime a little system that will dip into the west lakes. they won't have too much moisture with it. don't change your plans, as they go there u, maybe a sprinkle. ushering in had pretty cool air. now it will work out kind of nicely. a few high level clouds. temperatures are fantastic. 70 in bethesda, 76 in rockville and gaithersburg and great fall. 73 in sterling and 73 in college park. pretty nice. okay, more like summer for a while at least. tomorrow is the last full day of summer. it will be cool tonight, not chilly. you'll need your sunglasses tomorrow and even warmer for you on saturday. we're talking mid-80s on saturday. not as chilly. open up the windows to about 60 downtown. we'll trade in the 40s for the 50s overnight. 59 downtown to college park. maybe 53 in bowie. mostly pleasant, a cool start, but not a chilly start. high temperatures in the lower 80
your doctor about cialis for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >> he was willing to let detroit go bankrupt. i don't think he understood that saving the automobile worker, the saving the industry, what it meant to all of america, not just auto workers. i think he saw it the bain way. i mean this sincerely. i think he saw it in terms of balance sheets and write-offs. >> for more on the bain way, i'm joined by the author of the rolling stone cover story greed and debt. the true story of mitt romney and bain capital. matt taibbi contributing editor for "rolling stone." what is the bain way? >> private equity firms in general. when they take over companies, they borrow massive amounts of money that the company has to pay back. so you're essentially borrowing against the assets of a company that you don't even yet. so when he tax about debt and borrowing money what you don't have, that's exactly what he did for years. his model is similar to those no money down mortgages where you put down 5%, 3% and you get the house. >> but they're planning to sell. they're not planning to live in the
is dead and general motors is alive! >> his opponent wanted to let detroit go bankrupt. this president saved the american auto industry and it's coming back strong. >> the american auto industry is not just surviving, it's thriving. >> this is the president who saved the american auto industry from extinction. >> sean: what was never mentioned is that more than $25 billion in loans will never be repaid and $15 billion when you talk about gmac, meaning that you the taxpayer will be stuck with the bill. why did g.m. deserve the bailout? it's the unions. big labor has been a big supporter of the anointed one. this is the president, returning that favor. joining me to expose the untold story about the auto bailout, the author of the best sellir, number 1, obama's america. 2016, you are going to -- you are going to surpass al gore's, you know, what that was global warming fiasco. >> this is a big weekend for the film. "an inconvenient truth." that will be a very inconvenient truth for al gore. it will surpass his film and sicko and bowling for clum bine. >> sicko, that was the auto biograph
an -ed entitled, "let detroit go bankrupt." devastatn woule cascaded from michigan to ohio and across e nation. mitt romney never saw the point of building something when he could profit by tearing it down. if mitt w santa aus,e would fire the reindeer and mitt has so little economic patriotism that even his money needs a passport! it summers on the beaches of the cayman islands and winters on the slopes of the swiss alps! in matthew, chapter 6, verse 21, the scriptures teach us that where your treasure s, there will your hea be also. and, my friends, my friends, any man who be our president should keep both his treasure and his heart in the united states of america! [ applause ] and you know it's well past time, it's well past time for mitt romney to come clean with the american people on what he's saying about the president's poli policy from welfare to work. he's lying. as simple as that. and on his tax returns, 's hiding. you know, you have to wonder just what is so embarrassing that he's going to such great lengths to bury the truth. but whatever he's doing to avoid taxes, can it p
." detroit, michigan, "romney's 47% remark: will it sink his campaign?" andrew kaszynski at buzz feed has been doing thiz rouese rounf swing state newspaper's front-page headlines. so it's a great way to get a snapshot of how things covered in the national press are actually translating on the ground, where the voters who will decide this election will actually be reading about it in their local paper. and the romney campaign's media problem becoming a national problem, a coast to coast nationwide problem is evident now not just in newspaper lines like you just saw across the country, but also in the polling. every day now, we're getting new waves of polling data from the nine or so states that make up the swing state map for the election. these are the latest numbers as of today. in new hampshire, mr. romney currently holding a three-point lead. that is a rasmussen poll. in virginia, it's president obama up by seven. in florida, it's president obama up by five. in colorado, it's president obama up by one. in wisconsin, it's president obama up by six. in michigan, it's obama by eight. in
detroit. and it was tight. >> 44-41. a lot of points in this one. titans hadn't won a game all season and came up clutch and stopped the the lions, win 44-41. and an overtight with the titans down apparently. and-- >> i didn't say it. >> and you didn't have to. the saints. >> saints haven't won a game yet. a team that always wins at home and second game of three in the home series, 0 for 3. worst team in the nfl right now, losing to the chiefs. and located in new york, every now and then when a new york team plays, they watch in the news room. people were apoplectic when watching the jets game, a big old donut. >> and the jets find a way and win it, and a lot of flak in new york, almost especially from me, now 2-1, first place. >> harris: and before i let you go. the eagles. >> they went down to arizona looking for a win and cardinals get the win and blow out the eagles and arizona cardinals are 3-0, the first time since 1974. >> harris: what is the story with the eagles? >> all right, four turnovers and got to get the ball in order and 2-1 and doing fine. >> harris: you know what i l
took two soil samples from beneath a storage shed at a suburban detroit home in the latest search for former teamster chief jimmy hoffa. he has been missing since 1975. he was declared dead in 1982. a tipster told police he saw a body being buried at the site the day after hoffa disappeared. the soil samples will be tested for human remains. police say today's search did not turn up any evidence that someone was buried there. >>> you got to see this. a rare white whale has been spotted off australia's eastern coast. the albino humpback has been nicknamed by researchers who track his presence. >> beautiful. really incredible. thanks. >>> coming up, undeniable proof that wolf blitzer is hipper than the rest of us. why should saturday night have all the fun? get two times the points on dining in restaurants, with chase sapphire preferred. you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so comp
at a suburban detroit home in the latest search for former teamster chief jimmy hoffa. he has been missing since 1975. he was declared dead in 1982. a tipster told police he saw a body being buried at the site the day after hoffa disappeared. the soil samples will be tested for human remains. police say today's search did not turn up any evidence that someone was buried there. >>> you got to see this. a rare white whale has been spotted off australia's eastern coast. the albino humpback has been nicknamed by researchers who track his location. he is the only documented all white adult hump become whale. >> beautiful. really incredible. thanks. >>> coming up, undeniable proof that wolf blitzer is hipper than the rest of us. ideas in modern story. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ and the next great idea could be yours. hethey don't need one,gh wes, clay and demarcus tried on the new depend real fit briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even while pla
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